• CLUS: A Business Development Guy in an Engineer's World

    Posted 06/19/2018 by Ian Thompson
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    Two months ago, I received an email from my boss stating I would be attending Cisco Live in Orlando, FL. I remember the exact moment of receipt and the coinciding excitement and trepidation I felt because Cisco Live is a summit of some of the smartest minds in the world (I guess my boss thinks pretty highly of me!). After reading the bio of the celebrity keynote and theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku, I feared I would spend the week as dazed and confused as I was going through Orlando’s ai...

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  • Cisco’s Collaboration Distributor of the Year

    Posted 05/28/2018 by Ashlee Kittel
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    ScanSource was named Cisco Collaboration Distributor of the Year at Collaboration Summit. Here’s what that means for our team and our partners.

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  • Keeping Up With New Years' Resolutions

    Posted 02/08/2018 by Chris Hyslop
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    Gut check: 40 days into the new year—how are you doing? Here we are, forty days into the new year, and we have to ask...have you kept up with your 2018 resolutions? Whether you planned to spend the year purging unwanted belongings, improving your posture or drinking less coffee, the question still remains: have you kept your promise to yourself? As with many other challenging tasks in life, the route to maintaining resolutions is littered with prerequisites. Understanding your situation, s...

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  • Your Best Thanksgiving Yet

    Posted 11/21/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    We have great news! It’s finally time to bring out the serving dishes and cans of pumpkin pie filling. Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we’re ready for what I call the three Fs – family, food and football! Looking for a few ways to make this year’s Thanksgiving the best yet? Take a look at our suggestions that will keep you balanced and happy moving into the holiday season and let us know your suggestions on Twitter @ScanSourceKBZ.     1).   Maintain work...

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  • Cisco Picks Up BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion to Beef Up Cloud Software and Services Portfolio

    Posted 11/01/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Cisco’s acquisition of the Maryland-based, unified-communications software company, BroadSoft, is the latest in a recent move to grow the brand’s software and services portfolio. At $1.9 billion, the acquisition is the second largest software purchase for Cisco, just behind January’s $3.7 billion deal to purchase AppDynamics.

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  • Do I Have to Unplug to Find Balance?

    Posted 09/13/2017 by Ashlee Kittel
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    In years past, unplugging was a simple, easy to perform action -- grab a cord and yank! We unplugged appliances while on vacation, we unplugged video game systems to troubleshoot and we unplugged curling irons to avoid fire hazards. These days the unplugging ‘movement’ isn’t quite as literal and the ‘cords’ associated with the action are attached to our psyches. Unplugging now refers to a conscious detachment from technology, often through digital detoxes or weekend...

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA

    Posted 05/05/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Last weeks blog recapping our experience at Cisco Marketing Velocity has spurred a lot of interest. I'm glad to know you guys are paying attention to what we are doing over here!

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER A REMOTE WORKLIFE

    Posted 04/28/2017 by Administrator
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    Working from home can be immensely rewarding and as businesses invest in video collaboration tools, adopt BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies allowing for flexible work, and invest in cloud collaboration platforms like Cisco Spark, employees are discovering success outside office walls.

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  • Improve Your Health and Your Meetings with Cisco Spark and Spark Board

    Posted 03/03/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    Earlier this year I asked our readers to consider the idea that email has reached its apex and is spiraling toward obsolescence. Understandably the question raised some eyebrows; we are dangerously attached to our email accounts.

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  • Cisco-Addressing The Needs of a Growing Remote Workforce

    Posted 02/24/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    As organizations embrace the concept of a remote workforce the trend of telecommuting employees continues to grow. Current research shows by 2020, 60 percent of today’s office-bound employees will be working remotely.

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